'''John Cowan''' (born August 24, 1952 in Minerva, Ohio|Minerva
) is an United States|American soul music
and progressive bluegrass
vocalist and bass guitar
player. He was the lead vocalist and bass player for the New Grass Revival
Cowan became the band's bassist in 1972 after the departure of original bassist Ebo Walker
and was noted as being the only member of New Grass Revival not to come from a bluegrass background.